Cook and Banks: Charting the Great Southern Land
Learn more about the significant contributions of the expert navigator and skilled cartographer, Lieutenant James Cook, along with the young botanist Joseph Banks with his party of scientists and artists.
We invite stage 2 students to be part of a discussion about the outcome of the voyage and encourage you to look deeper into how it changed Australian History.
BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
Australian National Maritime Museum
Requirements for this excursion
After you book this excursion, we will be in contact to discuss your preferred times and dates.
We generally use Zoom to present our virtual excursions, however we are happy to discuss other options if required.
Testing and Support
We are happy to accommodate a test call before the session if required.
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Name: Bookings Officer
Phone: (02) 9298 3655
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This session contains links to Stage 2 History Syllabuses and covers content specifically related to the year 4 Australian Curriculum.
It focuses on the journey led by Lieutenant James Cook and Joseph Banks onboard the HMB Endeavour, including the charting of the East coast of Australia in 1770. It discusses their interactions with first peoples in the Pacific and Australia and the lasting impacts of the voyage.
If your class require a specific focus please let us know at time of booking and we can adapt the presentation to suit your program of study.
An invoice will be emailed to you after the session